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Topic: For people biking in the rain! 20 min back pack rain shield from old pants  (Read 2087 times)
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wroblow
« on: October 16, 2008 05:43:46 PM »

So it was supposed to rain the other day and I had my rain pants and rain coat, but nothing to keep my bag from getting soaked on my ride to work.....the stores were all closed so I needed to improvise. I remembered some old army-issue rainpants I bought a year ago that were so not breathable, so I never really wore them. I laid them out and came up with this:



I couldn't be happier!! each leg made one pack cover.

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jwill
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2008 08:18:10 PM »

That's so wonderful!! Sometimes I have to take my computer with me to school, and I worry about the rain, one of those would be perfect for added protection from the elements!!
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« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2008 08:09:58 PM »

We do a lot of hiking, so getting caught in the rain is just a given.

Each time I look into buying 'proper' covers, I cringe at the price. But these could be done for so much less! Thanks for giving me another way to look at the problem.  Smiley
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